Region 1 Meeting - Spring 2016

Verity Credit Union - Seattle

The spring Region 1 meeting is scheduled for Friday April 22, 2016 and is being graciously hosted by Elizabeth Howard at Verity Credit Union

Verity Credit Union

11027 Meridian Ave N

Seattle, WA  98133


Meeting Cost:  $99

Includes continental breakfast and lunch on Friday.  Meeting starts 7:30 am with the continental breakfast and goes to 4:30 pm. 

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Who Should Attend?

Internal Auditors, Supervisory/Audit Committee Members, Board Members, Compliance Officers, Risk Managers



Update on Critical Accounting Matters

Denis Birashk, CPA, Partner, Moss Adams



John Snodgrass, CAMS, Senior Manager, Financial Crimes, BECU   


Roundtable Discussion

Julie Wilson, iQ Credit Union

Various topics


Auditing System Security and Business Continuity Plans for the Non-Technical Auditor

Carl York, CISA, CRISC, Senior IS Manager, CLA: Information Security Services Group

The learning objectives of this session will open the non-technical auditors eyes to rather simple techniques and tests to confirm systems are set up, maintained and monitored appropriately.  In addition, we will briefly discuss the differences between Incident Response, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity planning and walk through rather simple controls and tests to confirm Business Continuity Planning is meeting the regulatory requirements and provides assurance that systems can be restored in a timely manner.


Credit Union Industry Update

Hugh Chakler, CPA, CISA, CITP, CFE & Vince Vargus, Supervisor Auditor, OCM & Co. A Doeren Mayhew Firm


Quality Assurance Reviews

James Alexander, CIA, CFE, CISA, Chief Risk Officer, Unitus Credit Union


Site and Hotel Information:

Verity Credit Union                          

11027 Meridian Ave N

Seattle, WA  98133

(360) 992-4233

Verity Credit Union is located near Northgate Mall with easy I-5 access so hotels near the UW or downtown are also easy to get to and from. 

Note:  There is a hotel across the street called the Hotel Nexus-we aren’t recommending it because we’re a little uncertain about the clientele.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites 

14115 Aurora Ave N

Seattle, WA  98133

(206) 365-7777

Rate: $120

Extended Stay America

13300 Stone Ave N

Seattle, WA  98133

(206) 365-8100

Rate: $100

Questions or need more information? 

Contact the Region 1 Director, Julie Wilson


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